Getty ImagesGames have had a profound influence on everything from how we watch football on television to how we lose weight. As it turns out, they're also changing the nature of the U.S. military.
While it's still essential for soldiers to be in peak shape and prepared for traditional ground combat, today's modern warfare has a strong digital component — and gaming's influences extend far beyond the battlefield. The Army, for example, spends between $10 million to $20 million a year on licenses, modifications and development of video games.
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